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What Type Of Addiction Treatment Should I Do If I Work And Have Kids
AA, NA counseling: Not everybody with an addiction needs a 30 inpatient rehab. Alcoholics anonymous or narcotic anonymous meetings are almost universal in locations, times of day, and are free! intensive out patient is another options which may include classes several times per week often in the evenings. Individual counseling with someone familar with addiction is also an option. See your doctor as well for advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory, and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, psychological, social and spiritual manifestations. This is reflected in an individual pathologically pursuing reward and/or relief by substance use and other behaviors. A person affected by addiction will be unable to consistently Abstain from use, will have Impaired Behavioral control, will have Craving or increased "hunger" for drugs or rewarding experiences, will have a Dysfunctional Emotional response, and will show diminished recognition of significant problems with their own ...Read more
I have pectus excavatum and I have low tolerance for exercise because of it. Can I do sports like track and field or should I see my doctor first?
You can do sports: You are fine to do aerobic activities and can probably improve your endurance. Indications for repair of pectus excavatum are a severe deformity (Haller >3.2) and cardiorespiratory symptoms, like yours. You should see a doctor and have studies ordered to work this up (chest CT, ECHO, PFT's), as this condition is likely to get worse with pubertal growth. You may benefit from having this fixed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If I have never been tested for add or ADHD how do I go about doing so? What physicians does one see for this type of tests?
I had hand surgery what kind of drug i need to use as antibiotics and what physical activity I should have to avoid?
What to do if I have chronic insomnia. What to do if I have tried several and can't find one that works. any opinions on the best or worse?
Behavioral Changes: Better and safer to treat with lifestyle and behavior changes (why do you have insomnia ?) than with drugs. Do you have any underlying physical problems, such as sleep apnea or frequent acid reflux ? A good Dr can help you sort through the options.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was never diagnosed with add/adha child and i did some research and i feel I have many of the symptoms. What steps can I take to see if I have add?
See your doctor: By definition add/adhd has its onset before age 5. However, some people are able to cope with the symptoms if the condition is mild enough. If your symptoms are bothering you or interfering with your life, i would suggest scheduling an appointment with your doctor to discuss the options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of treatment can I get for a goiter when I am allergic to iodine and do not want surgery?
Goiter: Work with your team, your doc. If you have graves disease and radioactive iodine was recommended, there are several additional medications with benefit. Initial therapy and subsequent result is important for you and your doc to determine subsequent treatments. Don't avoid all care over your iodine and surgery limits. ...Read more
I'm a teenager and I just recently realized I might have PGAD, what are some treatments I can recieve and how should I go about getting these treatmen?
Below: Best to ask your DR about this Am US physician and do not know what is available to you in Canada ...Read more
See an allergist: An allergist is specifically trained to have expertise in the diagnosis and management of allergies. While there is not a "cure" for allergies, a well trained, board certified allergist can work with you to develop an individualized plan to help you. Find an allergist---find relief! ...Read more
How can I pick the best doctor to treat my eye cancer? I've just been diagnosed with eye cancer, and i'm not sure what to do. I know i need a doctor, and I have a couple of names, but i'm not sure what to ask them or how to recognize someone who will do a
There : There are different forms of "eye cancer." one could have a malignancy involving the eye surface or a cancer involing the inside of the ey (uveal melanoma). There are regional centers of excellence for the treatment of these rare conditions. If your eye doctor is up to speed, they should know your regions experts in this area. Often these individuals are associated with univeristies, but not always. While primary care specialists are tremendous resources when talking about your region's best systemic oncologists, I have found them not super helpful providing advice on where to go for "ocular oncology." therefore your best advice on where to go should come from an eye care professional. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What to do if I have a bad ankle and my therapist said that I am going to need orthotics. what are some kinds of them?
How should I deal with my sickel skills disease, and what type of sports should I do, and what type of sports should I do?
US & Blood Tests: Menorrhagia/Heavy Menstrual Bleeding is any period bleeding that leads to soaking a pad/tampon more than every 2hrs, interferes w/ daily activities, or lasts >7days. There are many causes: fibroids, polyp, hormonal imbalance (TSH/Prog/Estr), adenomyosis, bleeding disorders and cancer. Get checked out. Taking progesterone (pills/IUD) can help to thin the uterine lining so you don't bleed as much. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Im currently on HRT gel what do you think of it and do you have other treatment you would recommend?
Generally U R fine, : Sympt. Relief important. Topic broad, there are types of hormones, estrogen and progesterone. In post menopausel women, combined hormes, for those with a uterus, confers a roughly 43/10, 000/yr risk of issues that would not otherwise occur. Estrogen alone, 7/10, 000. Avg age in study 63. Consider cost, Estradiol oral or low dose ocp, cheap. Safety oftransdermal , bioidentical over oral speculative. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What kind of doctor would I see for SAD? I haven't been officially "diagnosed" but I want a professional opinion on what to do and where to start.
Primary care: See a regular primary care doc. Since you are so young I suggest seeing a family practitioner. ...Read more
I think i have trich this the second time i have it i need a prescription with out seening the doctor help!!!!!! and plus i do not not the insurance o?
What do you suggest if my father has type 2 diabetes and I am having type 1, will my children also get it although if I take precautions?
Hard to know: Your children have the genetic predisposition to both types of diabetes. There is no way to prevent Type 1 diabetes, but you should be mindful of the symptoms including excessive thirst/urination, weight loss, and urinary accidents. Prevention of Type 2 diabetes involves making healthy food and exercise choices to achieve a healthy weight. Avoiding tobacco and alcohol are also important. ...Read more
I have some symptoms of borderline personality disorder. How do I know for sure if I have it and how do I treat my symptoms?
Borderline: Is a personality disorder characterized by severe mood fluctuations, chaotic unstable interpersonal relationships, disturbed identity & self-image, chronic feelings of emptiness, impulsivity, chronic recurrent suicidal behaviors, transient paranoea or dissociation, & inability to control anger. Treatment is Dialectical Behavior Therapy & medications. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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